Old Norwegian Dictionary - flatskjöldr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "flatskjöldr" (or flatskjǫldr) in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

flatskjöldr (flatskjǫldr)
flatskjöldr, m. fladt Skjold; svarer tilVulg. pelta Stj. 57216 (1 kong. 10, 17).

Part of speech: m

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, flatskjöldr may be more accurately written as flatskjǫldr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛚᛆᛏᛋᚴᛁᚯᛚᚦᚱ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.

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